President George W. Bush’s Influence over Bureaucracy and Policy

Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Powers

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ISBN: 978-1-349-37609-4 (Print) 978-0-230-62016-2 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Extraordinary Powers, Extraordinary Policies?

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      Pages 1-15

      Extraordinary Powers, Extraordinary Policies?

  3. An Overview of the Bush Bureaucracy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-40

      Personnel Is Policy: George W. Bush’s Managerial Presidency

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      Pages 41-59

      Is the Bush Bureaucracy Any Different? A Macro-Empirical Examination of Notice and Comment Rulemaking under “43”

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      Pages 61-79

      Presidential Attention to Independent Regulators in the Bush Era

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      Pages 81-101

      Coordinated Action and the Limits of Presidential Control over the Bureaucracy: Lessons from the Bush Presidency

  4. Control and Constraints in Cabinet Agencies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Pages 105-121

      President Bush and the U.S. Department of Education: The Texas Mafia, Scientific Education Policy, and No State Left Behind

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      Pages 123-146

      The Paradox of Agency Issue Attention: The Bush Administration and Homeland Security

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      Pages 147-166

      Policy Dominance versus Policy Success: Homeland Security and the Limits of Presidential Policy Control

  5. Regulation of Business in the MBA Presidency

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-186

      Flying under the Radar? Political Control and Bureaucratic Resistance in the Bush Environmental Protection Agency

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      Pages 187-201

      Efficiency, Enforcement, and Political Control: The Case of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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      Pages 203-218

      Maintaining Political Control: George W. Bush and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

  6. An Assessment of George W. Bush’s Policy Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-232

      Evaluating Policy in the Bush II Presidency

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 233-272